Documentary: The Airships – Lift Off

Because I do love me some airships. This doc features some cheesy computer generated airships in flight, but does have a lot of original footage and is interesting enough to watch.

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This video shows the oldest surviving footage of New York City ever- Map included

This popped up on my Facebook feed a couple of weeks ago and I didn’t get a chance to watch it. Finally did see it today, and now I have to share it with everyone. Thanks to YesterVid for putting this amazing footage together. Oldest and most incredible footage of New York City ever, including…

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The Fantastical Steampunk art of Vadim Voitekhovitch

This guy is so ridiculously inventive I want to smack him. German artist Vadim’s level of detail-oriented world-building is above and beyond. You need to go see the rest of works immediately. http://voitv.deviantart.com/

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3 More Steampunk Airship Pictures!

Did someone say Airship Friday? No, I’m just kidding. Kinda. I’ve been digging around looking for some more inspiration for possible Aradwyan Royal Air Service airships and found these. They’re a little more steampunky, but I like them, so I’m going to post them. If you like the third one of the airship in dry…

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A Day at the Edison Museum

Back in December of 2011, I spent a day at the Edison Museum in West Orange, NJ, surprisingly close to where I live, with my mother and wife. I took a bunch of pictures and had no idea how to set up a gallery before, so here they are now.

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Dieselpunk and Steampunk Airships by Machine-Obscura

Go check out these Airships and more Steamy/Dieselpunk art at the Deviant-Art page of Machine-Obscura. Amazing stuff there!

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Airships!

Lordy! Apologies for not really keeping up the blog side of things for a while, as you can probably tell, I’ve been a little busy working on the fiction (hope you’re enjoying it!). Anyway, I’ll write about that, and how/why things have been changing from my original ideas, soon. Until then… A collection of Steampunk/Dieselpunk…

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William Robinson Leigh. “Visionary City” (1908)

It’s almost impossible to grasp just how influential a work such as William Robinson Leigh’s “Visionary City” must have been to early 20th Century architects and city planners. This work, showing buildings miles long and hundreds of feet high, connected not only by railroads but also foot and most importantly road bridges may have been…

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Steampunk Touch Screen Console

Found this on Pinterest, and it took me a long time to track it down, but here is a custom-made Touch Screen laptop computer that looks absolutely stunning, and costs less than $400. Here is the description from its maker at Needs More Steam. Finally finished “The Captain’s Writing Desk”, a steampunk themed, custom build…

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The Real Victorians: A Trip to Shugborough Estate

Last weekend I had the chance to visit Shugborough Estate in Staffordshire, UK – home of the Earls of Litchfield. Little did I know that it’s not just a stately home open to the public, but they have a working 1805 farm and vegetable garden, complete with costumed farm workers, working “Bothies” or craft shops, and exhibitions…

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